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Protection of Underground Biodiversity in the Neretva River Catchment Area: Identifying and Raising the Awareness of Conservation Hotspots
Grantee Name: 
Centar za krš i speleologiju (Center for Karst and Speleology) (CKS)
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$15,300
DATES
Jun 2013
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May 2014
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$15,300
DATES
Jun 2013
-
May 2014

Establish a preliminary inventory of underground karst species in the Neretva River catchment area, identify current threats, and propose hotspots for conservation. Provide capacity building opportunities to train local experts and raise awareness among the general public, tourists, the scientific community and government on the importance of protecting the underground biodiversity.

Strategic Direction: 3 Improve the conservation and protection status of 44 priority key biodiversity areas